Please write a long Paragraph answering to this discussion below with your opinion. Please include citations and references in alphabetical order in case of another source.
Child abuse and maltreatment is not limited to a particular
age and can occur in the infant, toddler, preschool, and school-age years.
Choose one of the four age groups (infant, toddler, preschool, or school age)
and discuss the types of abuse that are most often seen in this age. Discuss
warning signs and physical and emotional assessment findings the nurse may see
that could indicate child abuse. Discuss cultural variations of health
practices that can be misidentified as child abuse. Describe the reporting
mechanism in your state and nurse responsibilities related to the reporting of
suspected child abuse.